A Victorian police officer has been charged over two assaults while he was off duty.
A driver involved in a fatal crash in the Northern Territory was allegedly under the influence, speeding and unlicensed at the time of the incident.
The coronavirus outbreak could cost Australian taxpayers about $1 billion in health spending as a school, nursing home, hospital and childcare centre in the same area of Sydney have created fears of a virus cluster.
The Morrison government has reached an agreement with the states and territories to bear the health costs of tackling the coronavirus on a 50/50 basis, which could end up costing $1 billion.
A pet dog in rural Tasmania has accidentally knocked over a candle and sparked a house fire.
Facebook has started taking down ads for the re-election campaign of President Donald Trump that direct people to a survey labelled a "census.
The global march of the coronavirus has triggered a vigorous appeal from the World Health Organisation for governments to pull out "all the stops" to slow the epidemic.
Normal water supplies have been disrupted in a small town in northern Italy as domestic taps started spewing local red Lambrusco wine instead of drinking water.
Maverick independent Bob Katter has waved around wads of $50 and $100 notes before purchasing $19,000 of gold bullion in the middle of Parliament House.
The federal government is looking at ways it could support parents of stillborn babies, including bereavement payments.